The biggest sports carnival of IMNU, “NCL ’15” was organized by the Sportzzz Committee in the month of January, and it kicked off with the NCL run on 4th January, 2015. The theme this year was “Women Empowerment”. Around 120 students ran for the cause. It saw enthusiastic participation from the students and set tone for the rest of the tournament.
There were over 1000 registrations in individual events, over 600 for doubles and around 150 for group events. In addition to these, many on the spot registrations were also done.
In badminton, around 450 matches were conducted across all categories, over a span of 23 days. Lawn tennis saw around 210 matches being held, while table tennis saw over 250 matches. The corresponding numbers for chess and carom were 150 and 100 respectively. 23 matches took place in volleyball and 9 matches were held in throw-ball. Cricket and football saw 46 matches being conducted respectively.
Athletics events also saw enthusiastic participation in all the events. Saanvri Kapoor of Beacons won the Player of the Tournament in the Girls category. Shivprasad Sisodiya(Beacons) and Aakash Kamdar(Beacons) jointly won the Player of the Tournament in the Boys category. Team Beacons emerged as the winner of NCL ’15 while team Vulcans was the runner-up.
All the participants played with motivation the enthusiasm. Many students showed up the courage to try on the various sports for the first time,Such was the aura of NCL. The fervor shown by the students was commendable. The supporters also came out in large numbers & cheered for their teams, making the event a huge success.NCL truly brought up the spirit of sportsmanship and team work within one and all.
(Contetnt courtesy:Sportzzcomm ;Photo courtesy:Pratikriti)